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New Simulator Technologies

HELICOPTER Frasca International, Inc. has developed and introduced three new simulation technologies to enhance the training capabilities of their flight simulators. The new technologies are SimTracker™, SimAssist™ and TruCue™. SimTracker is...  Read more

New AATD Piston Helicopter by ELITE Colorado Bound

HELICOPTER The very first FAA approved Model TH22 piston helicopter by ELITE Simulation Solutions has been purchased by Colorado Heli-Ops, Broomfield, Colorado. According to the Owner/Operator, Mr. Dennis Pierce, “We chose the ELITE TH22 because of...  Read more

FlightSafety Increasing Helicopter Sims

HELICOPTER FlightSafety International plans to increase its fleet of advanced helicopter simulators by over 40 percent. Level D qualified simulators to be added include the Bell 407GX, Bell 412 EP-Fast Fin, Airbus AS350 B3, Airbus EC130T2, Airbus EC145,...  Read more

Helicopter Safety Mantra Having Effect?

The helicopter accident rate resumed its desired downward trend last year. Significant reasons could be continuous communication, stricter flight rules, and proliferation of newer technology flight simulators and training devices. Rick Adams reports....  Read more

EASA Airworthiness Approval

HELICOPTER The European airworthiness authority has validated Airbus Helicopters’ flight training and support services in China, endorsing the high quality standards of these operations and their contribution to safety in one of the world’s...  Read more

Sikorsky S-92 Training in Brazil

HELICOPTER CAE and Líder Aviação, the largest helicopter operator in Brazil, are now offering S-92 Sikorsky aircraft training at CAE’s São Paulo training centre near Congonhas downtown airport. The S-92 training program is an extension of the...  Read more